Burn Severity Portal

This interagency burn severity portal provides comprehensive access to federal burn severity data.  Information about the various burn severity mapping programs and access to current and historical data products are provided.

BAER
BAER
Burned Area Emergency Response

BAER teams rapidly assess the effects of fire on vegetation, soils and watershed function and develop a plan with actions to stabilize the fire affected landsca...

CBI
CBI
Composite Burn Index

The Composite Burn Index was developed by Key and Benson (2006) to assess the on the ground fire effects on vegetation and soil (i.e. burn severity). CBI plots ...

NPS
NPS
National Park Service

When requested by an NPS unit, or interagency partner program, USGS EROS has mapped wildland fires that are smaller than those mapped by the Monitoring Trends i...

FWS
FWS
U.S.Fish & Wildlife Services

Atlases of fire perimeters were created for fires occurring on U.S. National Wildlife Refuges from 1984 through 2013. Fire Atlas perimeter data provide informat...

MTBS
MTBS
Monitoring Trends in Burn Severity

MTBS consistently maps the location, extent and severity of all large fires occurring in the United States from 1984 to present. Temporally and spatially compre...

RAVG
RAVG
Rapid Assessment of Vegetation Condition After Wildfire

The Rapid Assessment of Vegetation Condition after Wildfire (RAVG) program produces data estimating post-fire vegetation conditions on National Forest System (N...

 Provisional IA
Provisional IA
Provisional Initial Assessments

These products were produced using the methods of the Monitoring Trends in Burn Severity Program (MTBS), however this fire may not meet the criteria for an MTBS...

Prairie Fires
Prairie Fires
Flint Hills

The Flint Hills are one of the most fire prone ecosystems in the United States. Annually, prescribed fires and wildfires can burn hundreds of thousands of acres...

UFMP
UFMP
Undersized Fire Mapping Project

Undersized Fire Mapping Project (UFMP) consistently maps the location, extent and severity of selected small fires occurring in the United States from 1984 to p...